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Get the scoop on Door County food and drink scene, including breweries, restaurants and taverns. From Brussels to Washington Island, we’ve got the latest on what the peninsula’s chefs, bartenders, and artisans are cooking up for you in Door County.

  • Door County’s Food Scene – One-On-One with Mary Deviley of Tapuat Kombucha: Pulse Podcast

    This week Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen talk about the end of basketball season with the Gibraltar boys basketball team falling short in the sectional semi-finals and winter All Conference awards. Also, the start date for Ephraim’s road construction has been set, Tony Evers declares 2019 the year of clean water, and the passing of […]

  • Old Chub, beer review, Jim Lundstrom

    Is That a Soviet Satellite in My Scotch Ale?

    “It’s like Sputnik.” Huh? I do not comprehend the meaning of that line, which is printed at the top of the can of Old Chub Scotch Ale that I’m drinking. It’s made by the Oskar Blues Brewery of “Colorado USA.” Sputnik, you will recall, was the Soviet satellite that spawned the dawn of the space […]

  • 84th Annual Steamboat Dinner Held on March 9

    The Sturgeon Bay Masonic Lodge will host its 84th annual Steamboat Dinner on March 9, 4-7 pm, at the Masonic Center in Sturgeon Bay. A shuttle bus will deliver people to the front door from the Market Square parking lot, and drive-up takeout will be offered for the sixth year. The dinner raises funds for […]

  • Every Season Is Cheese Season

    Door County’s two year-round cheese factories connect farmer to cheesemaker to consumer UPDATED MAR. 7, 9:45 am: Door Artisan Cheese cheesemaker Sara Richards earned 1st place with Door Artisan Cheese’s Top Hat Cheddar in the natural rind cheddar category. The cheese has also earned a spot on the Top 20 finalists lists and is in […]

  • Events on Land, Sea, and in the Air: Weekend Primer Podcast

    Andrew and Matt dug themselves out of their driveways just in time to deliver the Weekend Primer for the week of March 8th, 2019. Events include: “The Sinking of the Half-Moon” at the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay The Wine and Cheese Gala at Mr. G’s Logan Creek Grille The Civil Air Patrol-Door […]

  • LISTEN: Food Focus on the Door County Pulse Podcast

    February was food month on the Door County Pulse Podcast. We talked to four food entrepreneurs who are changing the county’s food scene with innovative menus, new techniques, and a different approach to being a restauranteur. We kicked it off with Britt Unkefer of Wild Tomato and Wild Restaurant Concepts, which includes Skip Stone Coffee, […]

  • A Bite of the Big Easy in Egg Harbor

    Since settling The Fireside restaurant into its new Egg Harbor home at the close of 2018, owners Blake and Lauren Schar have been busy baking up a new addition to their food ventures: Big Easy Bagel and Beignet. The new, breakfast-focused business opened its doors on Valentine’s Day in the space next door to The […]

  • Cheers!: Gnomes to the Rescue!

    La Chouffe. Gesundheit! Kidding! La Chouffe is my new favorite winter beer because it is so very malty, and the warming feeling of malty beer is just what a cold soul needs in the dead of a dead winter. A pal invited me over for a trio of delicious pizzas (my favorite was an alfredo […]

  • Remembering Thumb Fun and Doug Butchart: Pulse Podcast

    Andrew Kleidon, Myles Dannhausen, and Aleah Kidd spend some time rounding up some of the new restaurants in Door County in 2019 this week. Also Ephraim’s road construction has been delayed, but is on track to begin soon. For our feature this week, we remember the late Doug Buchart, and Thumb Fun, an incredible amusement […]

  • 84th Steamboat Dinner Held on March 9

    The 84th annual Steamboat Dinner will be held March 9, 4-7 pm, at the Sturgeon Bay Masonic Lodge, 31 S. 3rd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. The all-you-can-eat dinner will feature roast beef, turkey, mashed potatoes, vegetables, baked beans, cole slaw, gravy, rolls, a beverage and pie à la mode. Attendees may dine in or carry […]

  • All Hail AleFest

    Trying unlimited samples of craft beer while enjoying the beauty of the bay are what you can expect at AleFest on Sept. 14 in Egg Harbor’s Harbor View Park. Tickets are on sale now. Brass Differential will play 12-4 pm, and take advantage of complimentary trolley transportation, 11 am – 7 pm, to and from […]

  • Darling West, Dig Deep, And A Fear of Omelettes: Weekend Primer Podcast

    Andrew and Matt are back with your weekend primer for the weekend of March 1st, 2019. Events include: Darling West at the Tambourine Lounge in Sturgeon Bay Trivia Night Fundraiser at Alexander’s Restaurant Animal Track Basics in Newport State Park Dig Deep live at Door County Brewing Co. Music Hall and Taproom “Right to Live” […]

  • Door County’s Food Scene – Locally Sourced with Door County Underground: Pulse Podcast

    This week Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen discuss Josh Kropuenske, the Gibraltar Women’s Basketball coach who has transformed that program into a wild success, Supreme Court Candidate Neubauer, and the results of the wood study of Potawatomi Tower, which may indicate that the tower will need to come down. Then, we have the fourth installment […]

  • CCC and Door County Brewing Team Up for Chili Cookoff

    Beat the cold and snow when the Climate Change Coalition (CCC) of Door County and the Door County Brewing Co. host a chili cookoff on Feb. 26, 6-7:30 pm. The event will welcome 15 chili masters and their favorite lip-smacking chili recipes to the Door County Brewing Co. Taproom and Music Hall, 8099 Hwy 57 […]

  • Cheers!: Brown, Brown, Go to Town

    Hunting the beer aisles with nothing particular in mind might be the most difficult thing a person can do these days, but that was my dilemma on a recent Saturday afternoon. I saw this. I saw that. And then I saw this and that again. Everything looked enticing, but nothing was screaming, “Drink me!” and […]

  • Inn at Cedar Crossing: Upscale Dining in Downtown Sturgeon Bay

    More than a hundred years ago, in the midst of a booming Sturgeon Bay shipbuilding community, you would have found a tailor shop, an apothecary and a doctor’s office at the corner of Cedar and Cottage Street instead of a delicious, pesto-stuffed chicken breast wrapped in smoked bacon. Luckily for diners, today on the same […]

  • Thanksgiving in February: Weekend Primer Podcast

    Andrew and Matt are back with your weekend primer for the week of February 22nd, 2019. Events include: Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “My Favorite Universe” at Newport State Park Frozen Tundra Wine Fest at Parallel 44 Winery “Late Night Catechism” at the Southern Door Auditorium Katie Dahl at the Donald and Carol Kress Pavilion ZoupArt at […]

  • Door County’s Food Scene – One-On-One with Ryan Castelaz of Discourse Coffee: Pulse Podcast

    This week Andrew Kleidon and Myles Dannhausen discuss next week’s midterm elections, the lack of referees in youth basketball leagues, and the success of the Gibraltar High School girl’s basketball team. Then, we have the third installment of our series of conversations with local food entrepreneurs who are transforming Door County’s food scene. This week’s […]

  • Supper Club Program

    The Egg Harbor Historical Society will present a free program Feb. 18 at 1 pm at the Kress Pavilion: “The History of Supper Clubs in Wisconsin and Door County.” Wisconsin became the true home of the supper club, loosely defined as a usually family-owned restaurant with a bar specializing in brandy cocktails, a separate dining […]

  • Winter Wine Fest

    Celebrate our frozen terrain at Parallel 44’s eighth Frozen Tundra Wine Fest – the state’s largest outdoor winter wine fest – on Feb. 23, 12-6 pm. It showcases the winery’s snow-covered vineyard, cold-hardy grape vines and signature line of Frozen Tundra wines. Wine will be served outside under a tent. There will also be an ice bar, […]